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the relationship between this corporation is and the chinese government. it's been a key question. but for all of the questioning, a lot of it is conjecture. this aren't that many hard facts here, something i did ask chairman rogers about earlier today. >> we've had information from former and current huawei employees. we have both classified information. our foreign partners, australians and the british and others have passed along information they've seen whether it comes to huawei's activities which i think is a very clear indication i have no problem saying i would not use huawei equipment. i'd find other vendors. if you care about your consumer's data and the national security of the united states you need to look elsewhere. >> of course if you do believe, as i do, given my reporting on it, that the chinese are incredibly aggressive when it comes to cyber espionage, sue, and then you believe much wlaf of what is in this report, you certainly come to the conclusion if there is a telecommunications company that's becoming somewhat dominant around the globe that has the backing of or certain
and growth. but it doesn't necessarily involve a government and doesn't necessarily involve capitalism or big corporation. so when you believe in a system come you don't necessarily believe in the traditional anchors that the left are traditional anchors at the right. so i felt that it is time that we had a category to describe these people come as a pure progressives is what i came up with. >> host: post central authority, post decentralized authority? >> guest: yes, the best example is the way the internet was built and the way that the web was built. the internet was partially a result of visionary government unnamed, which we've heard a lot about in the early days there is some important funding for the government. for the most part from the internet was built by louis collaborative networks come with that in leaders, without any bureaucrat that people who aren't actually trying to patent their inventions, want working for private corporation a more freely building on each other's ideas that were fighting those ideas sharing them. now, this is one of things where if we had this conversati
, a lot of government jobs added. but for some reason, i've always been told you need 200 to 250 to make a dent. 114 got a 300 basis point drop? it's crazy. and there's a reason -- you know what they're calling people that are saying this. they're calling help truthers. throwing them in with the birthers. >> i don't believe that there was conspiracy to make the jobs number -- >> i know that. and anyone that says that will be called a truther. so you don't say the government's lying. you can't say that. yet if you add in two months more government workers than at any it time since 1948 for the past two months, the government can do -- >> but that goes to his point the u-6 number is -- i don't know if it's more accurate. >> it's broader and takes in to account the part-time workers that don't want to be part-time. they want the full-time job. so it's a broader measure of giving us the breadth of the labor market and the health of it and that's why when i say the unchanged number, i sort of ignored the headline number and didn't think it was that big of a deal. >> normally we'd focus on the
of waste there government. we just talked about the hetch hetchy matter and building was supposed to be $140 million, but it was actually $65 million over budget. the department of public works doesn't even have all of its receipts. the bond oversight committee is supposed to be have access to those receipts. they can't get them. so we ce[6ud money is not accounted for. we found waste in the arts commission, which the controllers office confirmed and the civil grand jury confirm and we also found waste in various other departments. and this board of supervisors needs people on it who will actually ask those questions. thank you. we have a couple other candidates who wanted to jump in here. mr. davis and miss selby. >> after $1.5 billion in public service sector cuts in san francisco since 2008, since our budget crisis, we can't balance our budget going forward on cuts alone. we have got to look for revenue with muni failing and unmaintained parks we need a comprehensive, aggressive revenue strategy. i was one of the activists and advocates who helped to get the gross receipts m
of government, we must cordons to the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought by the military- industrial complex. >> why was that speech so important? >> it warned against the military industrial complex. it is a cliche now. people did not think much of the speech at the moment, but they have since then. he spent much of his presidency making sure the military did not get out of hand. he kept military spending city. that was hard to do in the 1950's. tremendous pressure. we were creating a nuclear arsenal. he invented this -- his own service. military spending in the 1950's was 70% of the federal budget, today is about 25%. >> next sunday on a " q&a." >> see the vice presidential debates, this thursday night, live on c-span, c-span.org radi. next, your calls and comments on "washington journal." cent at 8:00 p.m., a debate in the u. s senate race. c-span's web site provides live coverage of all of the debates. it is the only place you'll see the behind the scenes excites and sounds before and after the debates. watch your created clips as well. reid streaming
and the federal government should not do business with waway. there are reports of cyberattacks as well as from zte another company. both deny they are a security threat. >>> and honda is recalling more than 250,000 vehicles due to a possible fire risk. the recall involves the crv crossovers from the 2002 to 2006 model years. an electrical switch in the drivers side door could melt and cause a fire. the fire could start even when the ignition is off. honda says owners have reported four fires so far but no injuries or crashes linked with the problem. so if you have that car, get it to the dealer as soon as possible. they will fix it for free. >> frank has that car, ashley. >> you missed me by a year but i was listening for sure. >> so apparently it's easier to tip now at starbucks. >> reporter: yeah. you won't have to leave a dollar or two because the seattle-based coffee company is actually making an app for that. starbucks says it's adding a digital tip function to its mobile payment app. they say the new smartphone application will be out and ready for use next summer. i'm still waiting for
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